Can new Metro Mayors save our struggling town centres?
Young people are being left behind by today's politicians – but there is hope in Manchester and the region's upcoming mayoral race.
It's time for the regions to step up...
It's not all about United and City – sport defines Greater Manchester, boosts the economy and is essential to the overall health of the region.
Former government minister vying to be the first elected mayor of Manchester speaks to Philip Brown.
The stage is set for a constitutional confrontation.
Holyrood won't get a veto, but the Supreme Court has done the union no favours.
MPs have proposed Britain follows Canada's model allowing regions to decide how many immigrants they let in.
The court has a big constitutional decision to make in the appeal over who can trigger Article 50. But it may not be properly equipped to make it for the whole of the UK.
The industrial revolution wasn't all about the spinning jenny and steam power. Money talked, and it needs to again if power and prosperity are to flow to the UK regions.
Former chancellor Osborne's plans were too limited to be useful. Here's how devolution should be done.
The Kenyan example illustrates the importance of constitutional guarantees for devolution. But it also shows that devolution is no magic bullet for the problems of corruption and ethnic politics.
With George Osborne gone, his programme of devolution could be in jeopardy.
British people clearly want to 'take back control' – and Brexit might just give them the chance.
After one meeting with this rising Labour star, we were already talking about her leadership potential.
The Turnbull government's cities policy is the latest incarnation of 'the-Commonwealth-knows-best' approach, with little regard for whether urban issues are best resolved at the metropolitan level.
A closer look at the recent local elections can help to shine a light on the future of the "Northern Powerhouse" and its impact on local democracy in the North of England.
Everywhere else in the UK is getting more devolved powers – so why not the nation's capital?
When it comes to devolution, responsibility often comes down to little more than who gets the blame.
The Turnbull government sees the 'City Deal' as a way for 'smart cities' to drive innovation and growth. But what is the value proposition behind this UK concept and how might it work in Australia?